NSTSE Syllabus 2020 - Unified Council provides the syllabus of NSTSE 2020 for class 1st to 12th. Students should be aware of the complete NSTSE syllabus of their class to qualify the examination. The questions will be asked from two sections for class 1 and 2, three sections for class 3 to 5, five sections for class 6 to 10 and four sections for class 11 and 12. The NSTSE 2020 syllabus will follow 85% of the CBSE curriculum and is also suitable for students from ICSE and state boards. From class 3 to 12, there will be a section of Critical Thinking, the goal for which is to test candidates in Logical & Inductive Reasoning, Tactics & Strategies in decision making, Subjective & Objective analysis. NSTSE syllabus 2020 provides details of important topics and sections that one must prepare for the exam. NSTSE 2020 will be held on December 4, 2019 for students appearing from schools and on December 15, 2019 for individual students. Unified Council follows the NSTSE syllabus to make the question paper. To have better clarity of subjects and topics, students can also solve the sample papers of NSTSE 2020.
Note- Class 11th & 12th Science students can apply for KVPY 2019 scholarships while Class 10th students can apply for NTSE 2020 Scholarships as well.
There will be 40 questions for class 1. Syllabus of NSTSE and marks distribution for class 1 are as given below:
NSTSE Class I Syllabus
Total no. of questions
A total of 50 questions will be asked in NSTSE 2020 for students from class 2. Check the NSTSE syllabus and marks distribution for class 2 is:
NSTSE Class II Syllabus
A total of 60 questions will be asked from three sections for students from class 3 to 5. Syllabus of NSTSE 2019 and marks distribution for class 3 to 5 is:
NSTSE Syllabus for Class 3 to 5
There will be 60 questions for 60 marks asked from 5 subjects for students from class 6 to 10. Students studying in class 10 should follow the CBSE Class 10th syllabus for better preparation. NSTSE 2020 Syllabus and marks distribution for this group is as follow-
NSTSE Syllabus for Class 6 to 10
A total of 60 questions will be asked from four sections for students from PCM in class 11 and 12. Below are the sections and respective marks.
NSTSE Syllabus for Class 11 & 12 (PCM)
There will be 60 questions from 4 sections that are Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Critical Thinking. Students should prepare CBSE 12th syllabus for the exam. NSTSE 2020 syllabus and marks distribution for this class is:
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Students should qualify the objective-type test with 100% marks or obtain the highest marks to get selected for the scholarship amount.
Students who want an extra edge over the competition and want to ace the exam can make their preparations better by solving sample papers. Practising from sample papers will make you aware of the NSTSE syllabus 2020, marking scheme, standard of questions, exam pattern etc. You can follow the steps given below to access NSTSE 2020 Sample Papers:
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